On March 21, was the opening ceremony of The International Conference of the World Association of Russian Press : "Russian-speaking media as a space of interethnic cultural mutual enrichment and cooperation" will take place.
The purpose of the event: Improving the image of Saint- Petersburg, using business and event destinations in the international arena, increasing the number of attracted international events, the influx of foreign delegations and participants of special events.
VIP conference persons:
- President of The World Association of Russian Press – Valeriy Ignatenko, the member of the Council for the Prize Award of the Government of the Russian Federation in the Field of Mass Media.
- First Deputy General Director of the TASS news agency, Mikhail Gusman
- representatives of the administration of St. Petersburg, in particular, Yevgeny Pankevich - Chairman of the Committee for Tourism Development of Saint- Petersburg
The World Association of Russian Press (WARP), entrepreneurs, owners and publishers of MEDIA in the countries of near and far abroad. Participaiting Countries: Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Germany, Monaco, Uzbekistan, Ireland, Israel, Cyprus, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Portugal, Poland, Ukraine, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Tajikistan, Spain, Finland , Estonia.
The WARP was established on June 24, 1999 by the decision of the First World Congress of the Russian Press, which was held in Moscow and Sochi.
On the initiative of a number of the largest and most authoritative mass media abroad, as well as the Information Telegraph Agency of Russia (ITAR-TASS) FOR THE FIRST TIME, an international conference with the participation of The WARP is held at the St. Petersburg site and we are pleased to become a platform for such a large-scale event!